I found this article interesting. It discusses how race seems to be a factor in type of hysterectomy surgery performed. These numbers are American so I would be interested to know if such statistics would be true elsewhere. 504 more words
There are several types of hysterectomy surgeries that can be performed and they all have certain benefits as well as challenges/risks.
Abdominal hysterectomy: As the name suggests, this surgery involves an incision in your abdomen, often 5-7 inches long. 174 more words
This appears to be one of the most misunderstood aspects of hysterectomy. I was not clear on this either, before I had a hysterectomy. I found people would hear about my surgery and then would label it with terms that they were familiar with but did not accurately describe my surgery. 149 more words
There are lots of things that you learn about when you decide to go in for a hysterectomy. Unfortunately, some of these things are only learned after we actually went through the surgery. 570 more words